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Slieve Bawn Hill Sliabh Bána A name in Irish
(Ir. Sliabh Bána [logainm.ie], 'mountain of Badbgna') Roscommon County, in Binnion List, Blue-grey greywacke & black argillite Bedrock

Height: 262m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 40 Grid Reference: M95476 74312
Place visited by 40 members. Recently by: daithi07, TommyMc, melohara, TommyV, AntrimRambler, Garmin, DeltaP, Marybw, conormcbandon, Glanman2, eamonoc, chalky, jossarm, AdrianneB, Onzy
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Longitude: -8.069409, Latitude: 53.718596 , Easting: 195476, Northing: 274312 Prominence: 207m,  Isolation: 17.3km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 595418 774327,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slv262, 10 char: SlvBawn
Bedrock type: Blue-grey greywacke & black argillite, (Finnalaghta Formation)

6km NW of Lanesborough. The name has nothing to do with bán, 'white'. Bána is the modern form of Badbgna, name of a Fir Bolg chieftain of this area. In clear conditions it is possible to see as far as Crough Patrick. There is also a fine view of the many islands on Lough Ree. Has been called Aghalard.   Slieve Bawn is the 1249th highest place in Ireland. Slieve Bawn is the second highest point in county Roscommon.

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Nice recreation area. .. by TommyV   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
Using the local minor roads we reached M960 735&n .. by wicklore   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
Drive-in top with poor views. .. by simon3   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slieve Bawn in area North Midlands, Ireland
Picture: See for miles
 
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by Marybw  19 Jul 2015
Climbed it today, track was good til we got near the top, preparation going on for new wind turbines,sad to see, bit of a mess, but doesn't spoil the wonderful views Trackback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/991/comment/18203/
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Now home to a Windfarm and Recreation Area .. by melohara   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
Sliabh Bán is not so challenging and more suitabl .. by spoon   (Show all for Slieve Bawn)
 
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